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resource

an input (e.g. raw material, people, machinery) which is combined with other inputs to supply a good or service.
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Job resourcefulness as a moderator of the work-family conflict-job satisfaction relationship: A study of hotel employees in Nigeria.
The main tools in finding prospects (or suspects to be refined later into prospects) are still imagination and resourcefulness...
And somehow, without a large infusion of cash (most upgrades were paid for out of cash flow), new owner Per Flem managed to rescue Recto from the abyss, using a combination of resourcefulness, imagination, and engineering know-how.
On the present state of the economy, the minister gave a very rosy pictures saying the Lebanese economy was in good shape thanks to the resourcefulness of the citizens here and abroad.
Designed to assist parents, educators, and counselors to get kids of all ages off the couch and into the world, Drive outlines nine steps proven to beat boredom and foster self-motivation and resourcefulness. It shows how to: get your children excited about learning; encourage them to seek opportunities beyond their comfort zone; use rewards and consequences that get results; be an effective resource in the college application process; and inspire them to take charge of their own lives.
The stories follow a British biologist turned sex guru, Brain Machine construction, crafting paradise on earth, and other strange stories which open a window to the creativeness and resourcefulness of the human mind.
Like his young witch Tiffany Aching, tsunami survivors Mau and Daphne combine the resourcefulness of a good junior protagonist with awkwardness and moments of terror that any real kid will recognise.
The Platinum Award, the highest honor, is presented to those entries that have demonstrated excellence in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness. Only 17 percent of the 4,000 entries won this award.
According to a statement from the award judges, Tofani's four-part series "is a tribute to her persistence, resourcefulness, and moral courage."
Susan Ericksen provides a vivid, gripping narrative accompaniment to this story of ongoing survival challenges and the resourcefulness of a new generation.
"I think the current system relies too heavily on voodoo economics and not enough on the creativity and resourcefulness of journalists," O'Shea wrote in a Jan.
They discovered that beyond being an experiment in food production, the year was an adventure in self-sufficiency, and a discovery of one community's creativity and resourcefulness. Local food became more than nourishment; it grew into a recipe for environmental and spiritual healing.